Through Benjamin Njoku
Chika Okpala, popularly referred to as Leader Zebrudaya Okoroigwe Nwogbo alias 4.30 of the now rested sitcom that aired at the Nigerian Tv Community, NTA, within the 80s and mid-90s, has disregarded studies circulating on social media that Ovuleria Uredia who performed his submissive spouse in that sitcom is lifeless.
Zebrudaya expressed disappointment over the unfounded rumours, announcing it’s unfaithful.
The founding father of the Africa World Movie Pageant, AFRIFF, Chioma Ude, broke the scoop at the filmmakers’ WhatsApp crew, Filmic that thespian born Lizzy Evoeme died the previous day morning in Anambra State.
She wrote: “AFRIFF made up our minds to provide its first-lifetime success award to a girl for plenty of causes we selected Ovuleria. I reached out to Norbert Ajaegbu who tracked her. We spoke to the circle of relatives who in flip spoke to her. She used to be excited and promised to honour the invitation.
“I referred to as my pricey buddy, former Governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, who agreed to foot her expenses in addition to presenting the award to her. I particularly mentioned I sought after to honour the residing with this award no longer the lifeless. Unfortunately, I heard that she handed in this morning.”
Alternatively, debunking the loss of life hearsay when he used to be contacted at the phone the previous day, Leader Zebrudaya mentioned Ovuleria is hale and hearty, no longer lifeless. “Who’s wishing her lifeless? I’m telling you currently that Ovuleria isn’t lifeless. You’ll be able to name at the phone and she’s going to talk to you. Wishing loss of life signifies that she’s going to are living longer,” Zebrudaya mentioned.
In keeping with Zebrudaya, because of outdated age, Ovuleria is these days affected by arthritis in addition to eyesight downside. “It does no longer imply that she’s lifeless,” he added.
Additionally, debunking the hearsay, Tony Akposheri, who performed the function of Zaccheus, Leader Zebrudaya’s house-help, informed Forefront that he simply completed talking with the thespian now, including that she’s no longer lifeless.
When Forefront contacted the thespian, her GSM line ran, as she picked up the telephone and later hung up.
Organizers of AFRIFF mentioned they’re making plans to honour Ovuleria with the Lifetime Fulfillment Award for her contributions to the film business at this yr’s pageant which opens this weekend in Lagos.
Lizzy Evoeme performs the submissive spouse of Leader Zebrudaya performed through Chika Okpala within the sitcom that still has a number of characters.